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Premier Scott Moe Leads List of Popular Premiers

Sep 22, 2022 | 6:46am

According to a new survey from Angus Reid, Premier Scott Moe has seen a boost in his popularity, largely due to the announcement the government will give out 500 bucks to everyone who filed a tax return in Saskatchewan. Scott Moe’s approval rating jumped 6 points to 57 percent, the highest approval of any premier […]

Saskatchewan doesn’t see Alberta’s new skilled workers recruitment campaign as extra competition

Aug 19, 2022 | 4:06am

Earlier this week, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced the ‘Alberta is Calling’ program to recruit skilled workers with a marketing campaign touting the province’s lower taxes, housing affordability, shorter commutes and proximity to the Rocky Mountains. The $2.6-million effort is to include ads on social media, radio and posters in high-traffic areas. “Alberta is back […]

Premier Moe calls Kenney’s resignation the ‘loss of a good leader’

May 20, 2022 | 9:47am

Saskatchewan’s Premier is calling Jason Kenney’s resignation a ‘loss.’ This week, Kenny resigned as both the Premier of Alberta and the Leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP) after narrowly winning his leadership review. “Jason Kenney is a very strong leader,” Scott Moe said. “He’s achieved a number of things that he set out to […]

Vaccine passport program coming to Alberta

Sep 15, 2021 | 6:58pm

As the fourth wave of COVID-19 decimates Alberta’s healthcare system, Premier Jason Kenney is bringing in additional measures including a vaccine passport program. Kenney declared a state of public health emergency Wednesday night saying the province could run out of intensive care beds and staff to manage patients who have been stricken with the virus […]

Alberta joins Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick in small modular nuclear reactor MOU

Apr 14, 2021 | 10:25am

Alberta has signed on with Saskatchewan, New Brunswick and Ontario’s memorandum of understanding on the advancement of small modular reactor technology in Canada. Premier Scott Moe called this “a good day” for the country during Wednesday morning’s virtual announcement with Ontario Premier Doug Ford, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. “I […]

Canada urges Biden not to cancel oil pipeline on first day

Jan 18, 2021 | 4:19pm

Top officials in Canada want a chance to make the case for a long disputed oil pipeline to be built amid reports President-elect Joe Biden will cancel Keystone XL. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said Monday he will seek legal damages if reports are true that Biden plans to scrap the pipeline on his first day […]

Poll suggests low levels of satisfaction over Prairie premiers handling of pandemic

Dec 29, 2020 | 11:32am

A new poll suggests the premiers of Canada’s three Prairie provinces are lagging counterparts from the rest of the country when it comes to how local residents feel they are managing the COVID-19 pandemic. The poll from Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies found 30 per cent of respondents in Alberta were satisfied with […]

Taxpayers Federation hoping to see Sask hold referendum on equalization

Jun 22, 2020 | 6:00am

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is asking Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe to follow in the footsteps of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and hold a referendum on equalization. Prairie Director for the CTF, Todd MacKay, says that equalization is unfair to the prairie provinces, and that Saskatchewan needs to partner with Alberta, in order to have a […]